Can I sync to Box and another cloud sync provider at the same time?

Discussion in 'Cloud Computing' started by Pocatello, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. Pocatello

    Pocatello DC Moderator and [H]ard DCOTM x3 Staff Member

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    All of the files that I choose on my MacBook are synced to Box at work. I have many personal files in the Box cloud, and I would like to purchase a second cloud sync service to allow me to keep my personal files.

    Is there any problem running two sync services at the same time?

    I really like Box, but I want to use a different cloud service since I foresee problems running Box twice at the same time. That would be problematic.

    Can you recommend a great cloud service with sync ability like Box?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Pocatello

    Pocatello DC Moderator and [H]ard DCOTM x3 Staff Member

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    Box works great for me, but it is provided by my employer.

    Can I sync my files to two clouds at the same time?
     
  3. 4saken

    4saken [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I'd imagine something like Onedrive or vice versa you could just make your sync location to the other provider the actual file system path of the main cloud sync apps local folders? I haven't tried this, but i suppose it would be worth a shot.
     
  4. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    I don't see why not...just uses additional bandwidth.

    I've used OneDrive and DropBox on the same machine before with no issues.

    Other than those two, you could try Google Drive.
     
  5. Pocatello

    Pocatello DC Moderator and [H]ard DCOTM x3 Staff Member

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    I ended up purchasing a sync plan from Spider Oak. They have a great reputation for privacy. And I also backed up everything in a one-time snap shot to Amazon cloud. I have some really precious documents that I cannot lose. Thus I backed up everything twice.